Mississippi Physician Health Program

2020 Prescribers Summits


2020 Prescribers Summit: Controlled Substances Update

5 CME’s on Prescribing Controlled Substances

Light breakfast and full lunch provided at all events at no additional cost. Vegetarian option.


Cost- $200- Early bird rate ends 30 days prior to event; Late registration- $225- 15- 30 days prior to event;

On-line Registration closes 15 days prior to event; Onsite registration at the door $250. NO REFUNDS

Register online:

Questions? Kristi Plotner, LCSW; 601-420-0240, EXT 103.


February 14, 2020 Ridgeland, MS

8:30 am -3:30 pm

Embassy Suites, Ridgeland Township

200 Township Ave, Ridgeland, MS 39157

MPHP room block $154 until 01/13/2020 601-607-7112



March 20, 2020 Oxford, MS

8:30 am -3:30 pm

Oxford Conference Center

102 Ed Perry Boulevard, Oxford, MS 38655

MPHP room block at Hampton Inn Oxford $99 until 2/19/2020

Ed Perry Boulevard, Oxford, MS 38655 662-238-3522




April 17, 2020 Biloxi, MS

8:30 am -3:30 pm

MS Gulf Coast Convention Center

168-170 Oakmont Place, Biloxi, MS 39531

Room block at Doubletree Hilton Hotel Biloxi $115 until 3/17/2020


940 Beach Boulevard, Biloxi, MS 39530 228-546-3100 Use MPH




Agenda topics:

Epidemiology of Opioid Prescribing                     Addiction as a Brain Disease

MSBML update on Rules and Regulations                             Usage of Suboxone


Confirmed speakers;

Scott Hambleton, MD- MPHP Medical Director                      Daniel Edney, MD- MSBML Board Member

Thomas Dobbs, MD- State Health Officer                                 Randy Easterling, MD- Addictionologist

Ken Cleveland, MD- Executive Director, MS State Board of Medical Licensure



This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing\ Medical Education through the joint providership of MSMA and MPHP. The MS State Medical Association is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. MSMA designates this educational activity for a maximum of 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.